World Bank’s #Blog4Dev: How Would You Boost #Job #Opportunities4Youth in Malawi?

Deadline: 31 July 2017 If you are a Malawian citizen between the ages of 18 and 28, and are currently living in your home country, here is your turn to have your say! The World Bank wants to hear your ideas on how to boost job opportunities for youth in Malawi. Enter the #Blog4Dev contest, and you could win a trip to Washington, D.C. or an attachment with the World Bank in Malawi! Prizes Two winners will win an all-expense paid trip to Washington DC for one week. Two more winners … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity!

Deadline: 8 September 2017 Nominations are open for the 2018 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity, a global humanitarian award granted by the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative on behalf of the survivors of the Armenian Genocide and in gratitude to their saviors. The Aurora Prize is seeking the stories of selfless individuals who demonstrate exceptional courage, commitment and impact at personal risk for the sake of others. The Aurora Prize aims to recognize and support those who risk their life, … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for International Equals in Tech Awards: Recognizing ICT Initiatives Empowering Women and Girls

Deadline: 15 September 2017 Nominations are now being accepted for international ‘Equals in Tech’ Awards recognizing ICT initiatives empowering women and girls. The awards promote and support gender equality in the ICT field. The “Equals in Tech” Awards (formerly the GEM-TECH Awards) is an annual initiative designed to promote gender equality and mainstreaming in technology. The awards are now part of Equals, an ITU and UN Women global partnership to achieve gender equality in the digital age. … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Yves Rocher Foundation’s Women of the Earth Award

Deadline: 30 September 2017 Are you committed to protecting the environment? Become a candidate! The Yves Rocher Foundation, under the aegis of the Institut de France (hereinafter referred to as "the Yves Rocher Foundation"), has announced a competition entitled "Women of the Earth Award" (hereinafter "the Earth Award Women"). This competition is intended to support financially exemplary actions by women in favor of the environment. Prize Information Three local grants are awarded … [Read more...]

World Bank’s #Blog4Dev: How Would You Boost #Job #Opportunities4Youth in Tanzania?

Deadline: 31 July 2017 If you are a Tanzania citizen between the ages of 18 and 28 and are currently living in your home country, here is your turn to have your say! The World Bank wants to hear your ideas on how to boost job opportunities for youth in Tanzania. Enter the #Blog4Dev contest, and you could win a trip to Washington, D.C. or an attachment with the World Bank in Tanzania! Prizes Two winners will win an all-expense paid trip to Washington DC for one week. Two more winners … [Read more...]

Applications Open for India Biodiversity Awards 2018!

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Government of India, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in association with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) India is seeking applications for its India Biodiversity Awards 2018 in order to play an outstanding and innovative role in conserving India’s rich heritage. Benefits The eight finalists will be awarded a cash prize, a memento, and a citation each at the India Biodiversity Awards ceremony to be held on 22 May, 2018. Categories & … [Read more...]

2017 LCA Award: Strengthening Capacities for putting Life Cycle Thinking into Effective Practice!

Deadline: 29 June 2017 Applications are open for 2017 LCA Award. The Life Cycle Initiative has the goal to enable users around the world to put life cycle thinking into effective practice, and UN Environment serves as its secretariat. As part of the flagship activities being pursued in 2017, support is being provided to practical projects implementing Life Cycle approaches. This activity leverages support from LCA experts, and providers of LCA software and data to institute practical projects. … [Read more...]

Apply for 8th Earth Care Awards 2017: Protecting Land and Water Resources!

Deadline: 4 August 2017 Applications are open for 8th Earth Care Awards (ECAs) 2017 to identify and foster actions across several sectors with special reference to mitigation and adaptation imperatives related to climate change. The objective is to reduce emissions, adopt approaches to protect land and water resources and promote innovations for reducing impacts, emphasizing appropriate environmental action. Award Categories Community Based Mitigation And Adaptation In Water Resources, … [Read more...]

MasterCard Foundation’s Fund for Rural Prosperity 2017 Competition: Improving the Lives of Poor People in Rural Africa

Deadline: 10 August 2017 Is your business working to scale up a financial product or service to transform more lives in Africa? If yes, then apply for the MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity Competition. The MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity (FRP) is seeking applications for its 2017 Competition to support innovative financial products, services or processes from organizations that will design, pilot and test new ideas, as well as those that aim to expand proven ideas … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for D-Prize: Recognizing Aspiring Entrepreneurs from Across the Globe

Deadline: 30 July 2017 Can you design a business or NGO that solves one of the Distribution Challenges? Nominations are now open for the D-Prize, recognizing new entrepreneurs who increase access to proven poverty interventions. D-Prize Challenges Girl's Education Agriculture Energy Global Health Education Governance and Infrastructure Custom Prize If selected, winner will be awarded with up to $20,000 to launch a pilot in any region where extreme poverty … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 11th Bright Leaf Agriculture Journalism Awards!

Deadline: 1 September 2017 Nominations are open for Bright Leaf Agriculture Journalism Awards that were launched in 2007 by Philip Morris Philippines Manufacturing Inc. (PMPMI). The awards are committed to promoting and creating awareness on the most current agricultural issues and the best farming practices from environmental care, safety, to crop sustainability. In so doing, the general public’s attention is focused on the plight of the agriculture sector as well as the opportunities … [Read more...]

Apply for ICRC International Humanitarian Coverage Award!

Deadline: 10 August 2017 The International Committee of The Red Cross (ICCRC) is seeking applications for its "International Humanitarian Coverage Award" to recognize the work of Brazilian journalists and media outlets covering humanitarian issues. Humanitarian issues in armed conflict should be addressed, but recorded reports may refer to the application of the norms of the International Humanitarian Law (IHL), i.e. the norms applicable in war. The content may also refer to the human impact … [Read more...]

Thrasher Research Fund: Inviting Applicants for Early Career Awards

Deadline: 19 September 2017 The Thrasher Research Fund is currently inviting applications for its Early Career Awards with an aim to encourage the development of medical research in child health by awarding small grants to new researchers, helping them gain a foothold in this important area. The Fund will make up to 30 awards total with two funding cycles (15 awards each). Research Interests The Fund is open to a variety of research topics important to children’s health. Both … [Read more...]

Business and Arts South Africa: Seeking Nominations for BASA Awards

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Business and Arts South Africa is seeking nominations for its BASA Awards that is jointly sponsored by Hollard & Business Day. It is the only awards ceremony that acknowledges business support of and partnerships in the arts in South Africa. The BASA Awards recognise and encourage excellence and innovation in the field of business support for the arts.  Imaginative, innovative, and cost-effective partnerships between business and the arts are highlighted, … [Read more...]

Wiki Loves Earth Photo Contest: Submit Photos of Indian Natural Heritage Sites and Win Exciting Prizes!

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Entries are being accepted for Wiki Loves Earth Photo Contest in India, an international photographic competition to promote natural heritage sites around the world through Wikimedia projects (mainly Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons). There are a lot of natural heritage sites in India. The goal of Wiki Loves Earth is to encourage people to take pictures of those natural sites, and to put them under a free licence so that others may access them through the Internet. To … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Emirates Appreciation Award for the Environment!

Deadline: 1 August 2017 Emirates Appreciation Award for the Environment seeks application to recognize and honor individual, institutional and corporate initiatives and practices that promote the values of sustainable living in the UAE and contribute to the implementation of the UAE Green Development Strategy. Objectives To recognize and promote pioneering contributions in the field of the environment and sustainable development across all sectors of United Arab Emirates society. To … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: Minara Business Recognition Awards 2017

Deadline: 1 August 2017 Minara, a formally constituted organization representing and assisting South African Muslim businesses and entrepreneurs, is seeking nominations for its Minara Business Recognition Awards 2017. Award Categories & Criteria Minara Business of the Year This award recognises an outstanding majority Muslim- owned business enterprise that has performed well consistently (both operationally and financially), achieved exceptional growth and is considered a … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Sony World Photography Awards! Inviting Photographers Worldwide

Deadline: Various The World Photography Organisation in partnership with Sony  is seeking nominations for its Sony World Photography Awards that seek to bring all the photographers at one of the world’s leading photography competitions. The aim of these awards is to showcase the best photography in the world from the past year. Free to enter and open to all photographers, the awards’ are an authoritative voice in the photographic industry, with the power to shape the careers of its … [Read more...]

Accenture’s HealthTech Innovation Challenge: Tackling World’s Biggest Health Issues

Deadline: 1 September 2017 Applications are open for HealthTech Innovation Challenge, a part of Accenture’s broader HealthTech Innovation program—which will also include acceleration and venture opportunities, innovation labs and more. The program supports innovative technologies and drive creative solutions to improve the way people access and manage healthcare. The Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge is in full swing to recognize early stage start-up businesses that can play a major … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Botnar Child Road Safety Challenge!

Deadline: 4 August 2017 Fondation Botnar together with the Global Road Safety Partnership is seeking proposals from consortiums representing partners from government, civil society and the private sector for its Botnar Child Road Safety Challenge to build on growing global recognition of population shifts to urban areas and the impact of urbanization on public health. Focus Issues Reducing speeding Enforcing evidence-based road traffic laws Providing leadership on road safety … [Read more...]

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